Undergraduate Library Media
2020 Spring Term
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VIDEO GAMES AND LEARNING
Library Media 175
This three-credit class will orient students to a variety of perspectives on learning embedded within video games and associated virtual learning ecologies. Content will feature specialized study of video games within specific domains across the professions. Sessions will combine instruction with hands-on activities considering learning and educational implications.
TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS
Library Media 201
This course is designed to provide explanatory and hands-on practical experiences at the introductory level with digital, print, and web-based technologies for collaboration, information gathering, analysis and management, communication and creation in teaching and learning.
ADOLESCENT LITERATURE AND RELATED MEDIA
Library Media 343
Designed primarily to acquaint the student with books and nonprint media which appeal to young people aged thirteen to eighteen. Emphasis will be placed on adolescent development, reading interests, and principles of and tools for selection. Reading, listening and viewing guidance techniques appropriate for the classroom and for the school and public library will also be detailed.
DIGITAL TOOLS FOR LEARNING
Library Media 434
An introduction to digital technologies for accessing, using, creating and communicating information in a variety of formats for enhancing and improving learning.
Library Media 440
This course is designed to support development of effective information and technology literacy skills in library users and integration of those skills into the curriculum.
Library Media 454
The theories, principles and processes underlying the organization and administration of school and public library services: planning, organizing staffing, budgeting, acquiring, and accessing resources, evaluating, scheduling, promoting and marketing, equipping, housing and policy development. Emphasis is on planning, leadership, working toward change and the new roles and responsibilities of the library professional.
Library Media 494
An advanced course of study which may involve original research or the study of materials in a particular area appropriate to librarianship studied under an instructor of the department. May be retaken.
Library Media 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.